Macron maintains poll lead after TV clash with Le Pen

Macron maintains poll lead after TV clash with Le Pen

Centrist presidential candidate and French President Emmanuel Macron meets residents during a campaign stop April 21 in Saint-Denis, outside Paris.Francois Mori/The Associated Press French President Emmanuel Macron has maintained his lead over far-right challenger Marine Le Pen following a prickly television head-to-head debate, a poll showed on Thursday. With just three days to go before … Read more

Emmanuel Macron, far-right rival Marine Le Pen faces runoff in French presidential election

Emmanuel Macron, far-right rival Marine Le Pen faces runoff in French presidential election

A volunteer election observer for far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon’s La France Insoumise party participates in a workshop in Marseille, southern France, on April 9.Daniel Cole/The Associated Press Incumbent Emmanuel Macron will face far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in a winner-takes-all runoff for the French presidency after they both advanced Sunday in the first round of … Read more

In France, a nail-biting presidential election as Emmanuel Macron’s rival surges

In France, a nail-biting presidential election as Emmanuel Macron’s rival surges

French President Emmanuel Macron, who is running for re-election, chats with a customer at an open market in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, on April 8, 2022.LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images From the market stall outside Paris that she’s run for 40 years, Yvette Robert can see first-hand how soaring prices are weighing on France’s presidential election and turning … Read more